Links to Ongoing
Career Opportunities and Resources
Apply now to be a Forever Go Blue Ambassador!
Applications due April 25
Apply now to be a Forever Go Blue Ambassador! You get to spread the message of philanthropy around campus, organize events like Hail Yeah, attend professional development workshops, and contribute to the Facebook page. Submit your application by April 25 at http://ldrsnb.st/FGBambassador. Forever Go Blue!
LSA Dean's Young Alumni Council Internship Mentors
Applications due April 23
Already have an internship? Now what? The members of the LSA Dean's Young Alumni Council (DYAC) have volunteered to mentor you! You will have the benefit of being paired with a recent LSA graduate mentor for the summer, whether you are in Chicago, New York, DC, or here in Michigan! Fill out this form of interest by Tuesday, April 23rd if you would like to be considered as a student mentee for the summer 2013. We will do our very best to match all interested student mentees with recent LSA graduate mentors with similar backgrounds and/or professional interests. The goal is to have each mentor/mentee pair meet at least three times over the course of the summer. LSA recent graduates have a ton of knowledge about navigating the professional world- especially as liberal arts graduates- that they want to share with YOU! Not to mention, a professional mentor can open up a world of regional and industry specific networking opportunities. Please contact email@example.com with any questions or concerns.
826michigan seeks summer interns in Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, and Detroit
826michigan, a local non-profit organization, is looking for creative, hardworking individuals to join our team this summer in Ypsilanti, Ann Arbor, and Detroit! If you’re not familiar with 826michigan, perhaps you’ve heard of the Liberty Street Robot Supply and Repair. That’s us, too! Behind that storefront (owned and operated by 826), we offer after-school tutoring, creative writing workshops, field trips, in-school assistance, and more to local students ages 6-18. If you are seeking a meaningful internship in the non-profit world and have an interest in creative writing, teaching, youth development, fundraising, marketing, editing, event planning, research, program evaluation, and business administration, we’d love to have you join us! Please send an email with your cover letter and resume to Amy Sumerton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Career Center Gap Year Positions!
Are you a graduating senior who is looking for an amazing gap-year opportunity while you job search or apply to graduate/professional programs? Are you an energetic team player who is interested in coaching UM students to be successful in exploring and pursuing their career goals? Are you an enthusiastic event coordinator who is interested in helping UM students connect to their future communities? Then apply now for one of the Career Center’s gap-year positions - Event Planner or Career Advisor. These two distinct positions begin in August of 2013 and end in June of 2014. Our Career Advisors meet one-on-one with students, and present workshops to student groups on a range of career related topics, including job/internship search, resume writing, perfecting personal statements, interviewing, and exploring career/major options, just to name a few. Our Event Planner manages all logistics and day-of coordination for the Immersion Excursion and Career Crawl programs, assists with the Employer Relations team including working with on-campus recruiters and job posting approval, and creates marketing materials (videos, blogs, etc) for Career Center events and programs. To learn more about, and apply for these amazing opportunities, http://careercenter.umich.edu/article/were-hiring-career-center-gap-year-positions. Questions? Email Amy Hoag Longhi at email@example.com or Lauren Hildesheim at firstname.lastname@example.org.
City Year Detroit is now accepting applications
Applications due April 30
At City Year we believe that idealistic young adults can change the world through service. As a “corps member”, their daily presence in the classroom will inspire kids to reach their full potential. Outside of the classroom, their after school programs will build a strong culture of academic success. In the neighborhoods, they will organize revitalization projects that unite communities and develop sustainable partnerships. For their commitment, they will be compensated and gain hands-on experience that provides solid skills, professional development and personal growth which will enable them to be better prepared for the road ahead. Our members make a difference! They become confident leaders with the courage to change the world! The path starts at City Year! City Year Detroit is now accepting applications from young adults age 17 - 24 for corps member positions that will start in August 2013! Call 313-874-4737 to find out more or visit us at www.cityyear.org.
Michigan Daily hiring opinion columnists and bloggers for summer
Applications due May 1 at 5:00 p.m.
The Michigan Daily's editorial page is hiring opinion columnists and bloggers for the summer semester. Columnists write 650-750 word columns on a topic of their choice every three weeks, and bloggers write 350-850 word posts every other week. This is a great opportunity to get work published and we encourage all students to apply! Additionally, the Michigan Daily is looking for students interested in University issues who will be on campus during the summer months to participate in the Daily’s editorial board. The board meets weekly to discuss issues relevant to Michigan students. If you have any questions, feel free to email email@example.com.
America Reads Looking For Volunteers
America Reads, a literacy program housed in the Ginsberg Center for Community Service Learning, is piloting a new volunteer literacy mentorship program. This initiative matches University of Michigan students with secondary students in Detroit. Then together the pair runs a small book club for elementary school students. We are looking for volunteer mentors interested in participating in the spring and summer. If you are on campus, America Reads will provide a vehicle for you to drive. Volunteers who are not in Ann Arbor this summer will drive themselves to their partner schools in Detroit.
We have the following opportunities available:
Northside Elementary looking for Volunteers
Northside elementary would like to partner with UM students to help maintain the school's community garden year round, and to work with Northside students on activities about the garden including: graphing, measuring, weeding and planting. There is an additional opportunity to work with Northside students during lunchtime, with UM students facilitating the following types of activities: outdoor organized games, or indoor games, including but not limited to: chess, checkers, knitting, science experiments, writing. The lunch time for grades K-2 is: 11:22-11:45, and the lunchtime for grades 3-5 is: 12:10-12:35. Anyone interested in getting involved can contact Jan Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Looking for a summer internship? Detroit's got 'em! Check out DetroitWolverine.com, where you can find exciting internships with amazing Detroit-Based companies, non-profits, and startups. Internship hosts range from Rapt.fm, an online rap-battle startup company in the M@ddison Building, to The Detroit Bus Company, an innovative transportation group working to change the way Detroiters move around the city. With over 800 positions available looking for all types of majors, there is something for everyone! If you have any questions, feel free to email email@example.com and we'll be sure to get back quickly.
2013 Summer Internship at UM Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum
Summer internships at UM-MBGNA offer students the opportunity to develop professional skills and experience. Project planning and development, extended learning opportunities and a field trip are all part of the Summer Internship program. These are temporary, hourly paid positions (generally 40 hrs per wk) and run from the beginning of May through the end of August each summer. For more information including application instructions go to http://www.lsa.umich.edu/mbg/about/jobs_summerintern.asp.
Hail It Forward
Sponsored by the Alumni Association of the University of Michigan
Is it possible for one idea to profoundly impact a community?
We think so, and have reinvented the concept Pay It Forward for alumni and students to encourage the Leaders and Best to Hail It Forward — a new web application found in Facebook — as they give and/or receive one-to-one career guidance, including but not limited to: Connections; Referrals; Career Skills; Mentoring; Talent; Relocation; Job Shadowing; Resume Advice; and much more.
Receive Help: get a response within 14 business days that will provide a connection, a solution, or guidance.
Give Help: demonstrate the power of the Michigan community.
Hail It Forward today!
For more information, click here.
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